Performing Arts Teesside University, Middlesbrough


Awarded by: Teesside University

Note: Due to the course delivery location and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.

Location: This top-up degree is an award of Teesside University delivered in partnership with Stockton Riverside College (campus code 3, call 01642 865400). Indicate your point of entry as Year 3 when applying for this one year top-up.

Course overview: If you have a higher national diploma, foundation degree or equivalent qualification in a performing arts or events production subject, the extra year of study on this top-up degree provides you with the opportunity to gain a BA (Hons) qualification. You develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of contexts in which performance and production have developed and are practised. Today’s production industries demand highly trained, professional practitioners who can demonstrate a clear understanding of contemporary creative performance and production techniques. If you want a career in performing arts and the wider industry, this is the course for you.

After the course: Employers recognise the benefits of an arts-production training background and when you leave the course you bring to the workplace a wide range of highly valued skills. The ability to communicate effectively and with confidence, work independently to meet deadlines, and shape and use industry-standard materials and equipment creatively and with imagination are just a few of the qualities you can offer prospective employers.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Stockton Riverside College

  • Start date

    16 September 2019

  • Duration

    1 year

Course details


Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Assessment method

We adopt various teaching methods in order to challenge and stimulate. These include lectures on critical theory, learner-developed seminars, practical classes for putting theory into practice, project-based work including final major performance projects, tutorials, master classes from visiting professionals and independent research activities. Assessment activities include a combination of assignments, presentations, practical workshops and the completion of a personal development portfolio. You also take part in a number of public performances, designed to assess both your rehearsal process and live performance.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code W493
Institution code T20
Campus name Stockton Riverside College
Campus code 3

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Due to the course delivery location and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information

Applicants to this top-up degree are required to undertake an audition. A typical offer is based on 96 credits from a foundation degree or higher national diploma in a performance or technical production-related subject area (or equivalent qualification). **Indicate point of entry as Year 3 when applying.**

Due to the course delivery location and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.

Additional entry requirements



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.